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Re: Delete key no longer works after update to 6.0_BETA2

On Fri, Jun 01, 2012 at 12:58:34PM +0100, Julian Coleman wrote:
> Hi,
> > When I set TERM to xterm-old, everything seems to be okay. Using
> > xterm-r5, the problem with inverted text is no longer present, but
> > another problem remains, I forgot to mention: When using the history
> > function of the shell, the cursor is not moved to the beginning of the
> > line, i.e. the command line grows longer and longer with entries from
> > the history.
> A summary here would be that different xterm implementations are incompatible.
> Hence, there are different xterm-* entries in both termcap and terminfo.  Our
> previous termcap "xterm" entry was a mixture of older and newer entries, but
> lost some features of both.  I'm not sure that it's sensible to restore it
> for our terminfo "xterm" entry though.

so far I've not seen any details cited which require a change to the terminfo
database (just fixes to the configuration which uses it).

Thomas E. Dickey <>

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